Category Archives: Ubuntu

Provision Your Local Machines

This is an old photo, but my home workspace looks somewhat akin to this: As you can see, I have a lot of monitors… and three separate laptops, running Synergy to share my keyboard and mouse across all the machines. Since I have the three machines, migrating settings and software that I had set up […]

ColdFusion 10 with Ubuntu Upstart

Setting up ColdFusion 10 on an Ubuntu Server, and as per usual, the installation option to start up ColdFusion when the server starts does not work on Linux. So I wondered how hard it would be to set this up using Upstart, and it was surprisingly easy with a few bit of trial and error. […]

No more Linux scripts for ColdFusion Builder

A few people have asked me about the ColdFusion Builder scripts for Linux for the new 1.0. I'm sorry to say that I won't be doing a script for ColdFusion Builder on Linux for the 1.0 release. I tried this morning to run my usual scripts to get a plugin install out of ColdFusion builder, […]

ColdFusion Builder Beta 3 on Linux

ColdFusion Builder 3 is up on Labs , and available for download, so it's now time to update my scripts for getting it up and running on Linux. The procedure is as following: Download the intermediate build *for MAC* (very important! The Windows Adobe Licensing will prevent you from using the Windows version any more, […]

ColdFusion Builder Beta 2 on Linux

For those of you who have been running ColdFusion Builder on Linux, you may have noticed that the installer structure has changed since the last public beta, which means that my previous instructions will no longer work. This means we have to jump through some different hoops to get things to work this time around. […]

Installing Oracle XE on Ubuntu

This is more a note to myself, as I seem to forget this step whenever I am installing Oracle XE on an Ubuntu server. As well as all the usual suspects (build-essential, linux-header-server, etc), also remember to install: libaio1 libaio-dev bc Either that, or if you feel like downloading a random 200MB, you can install […]